Doug Parker

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Doug
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DOUG PARKER is the Director of the California Institute for Water Resources and Strategic Initiative Leader for UC Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Water Quality, Quantity, and Security Strategic Initiative. While at the University of Maryland in early 2011, Doug served on the Maryland Commission on Climate Change: Scientific and Technical Working Group to produce a report for the Governor, “Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Maryland’s Vulnerability to Climate Change: Phase II: Building societal, economic, and ecological resilience." He also co-organized a workshop on climate change in the northeast. Since returning to California, Doug has worked with the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Climate Change Consortium to prepare a report on how California agriculture can adapt to climate change (Climate Change Consortium for SpecialtyCrops - Impacts and Strategies for Resilience). Doug obtained his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley and Bachelor’s Degrees in Economics and Environmental Studies at UC Santa Barbara.

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California Institute for Water Resources and Strategic Initiative Leader for UC Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Water Quality, Quantity, and Security Strategic Initiative
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The Economic Impact of Climate and Energy Policy on Public and Private Sectors
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